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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfilterfil‧ter1 /ˈfɪltə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 TSEPARATEsomething that you pass water, air etc through in order to remove unwanted substances and make it clean or suitable to usewater/air/oil etc filter a pond filter coffee filter papers filter cigarettes (=with a filter at the end)2 Ca piece of equipment or computer program that only allows certain sounds, images, signals, types of information etc to pass through it a UVA light filter The firm uses electronic filters to prevent workers from accessing the Internet.3 British EnglishTTC a traffic light that shows car drivers when they can turn right or left
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filterFiltrationA filter is of great help in keeping water free of suspended material, but it does not alleviate a polluted condition.An interference filter consists of two thin-silvered pieces of glass which are semitransparent.Two small filters can be easier to hide than one large one.The filter was constructed as shown in the diagram and then stood on the wooden crosspieces on top of the vat.If I build a trickle filter, holding approximately 10 gallons, will I be able to increase my stocking level?Marine Answers Increasing the stock I have a 34 gallon set up with an undergravel filter and external canister filter.a water filterThe bi-word filter eliminated some possibilities but was not good enough to find a single interpretation.water/air/oil etc filterAre you interested in a plumbed-in water filter or would a table-top model suit you better?I mean. Air filters are, air filters are not one of our best selling items.However, portable water filters provide another simple alternative.The remote oil filter pipes rubbed against the sharp edge of the battery bracket.And it comes with a removable air filter, an extra long cable, fitted plug and a two year guarantee.The remains of the air filter system was fitted facing the rear bulkhead.Pardue's aircraft had metal on the oil filter screens as well as part of a piston ring.